Arrested: Jeremy Shvetz, age 33, of White Plains was arrested for aggravated harassment on August 28 after he posted a threatening message in the inbox of a Facebook account of a Scarsdale resident. Writen on or about August 3, the message said, “Bitches should go and die FXXXX You…”Hell no GTFO, Go Forth and Multiply…Do Not Pass this On… and if you do I will catch you in a dark alley and beat you bloody with a 2X4.” He also admitted to having a “reputation in Scarsdale for being a violent person.” The recipient feared for her safety and reported the incident to the police. Shvetz admitted to sending the messages and was arrested and arraigned before Judge Galloway. He was released on $1,000 bail and given a court date of 8/29.
On the morning of August 28 police stopped the driver of a Mack truck on the Post Road and found that the truck’s registration was suspended. Police removed the license plates from the truck and had it towed to a business address in Yonkers. Jason Mascolo of Yonkers was given a summons for driving the truck with a suspended registration.
At 11 am on 8/28, police stopped the driver of a 2005 Toyota on Walworth Avenue when he failed to come to a complete stop at the stop sign at Brayton Road. Police checked the man’s license and found that he had six suspensions. Police identified the driver as Jason Pareja, age 44 of New York City. He was handcuffed and taken to headquarters where he was released on $100 bail. His car was parked on Walworth Avenue.
Fights! After an altercation with an irate customer at the Scarsdale Post Office on Chase Road at 4 pm on 8/28, police were called. Police interviewed two postal workers and a witness about the incident -- and though the postal workers did not wish to file charges against the angry Yonkers man, they did ask police to tell him that he was no longer allowed to visit the Scarsdale Post Office.
A workman for Absolute Environmental complained about harassment from a resident on Ridgecrest East when he was working there on August 28. The neighbor asked what the worker was doing and demanded identification. When the worker refused to provide it, the neighbor reached into the workman’s car to grab his clipboard. Words were exchanged between the two and the worker reported the incident to the police who tried to reach the man but he had already left for work.
Damaged: On Kent Road, solar light fixtures bordering the front walkway of a home were damaged sometime between 8/21 and 8/27.The top solar panels from ten fixtures were removed. The fixtures were valued at $200.
On Madison Road, the glass in the side view mirrors from two cars were removed overnight on 8/30-8/31 when the cars were parked in the driveway. Mirrors were removed from a 2011 Honda Pilot and a 2003 Toyota Camry.
On Overhill Road, tires on Mercedes Benz and a Jeep were punctured. Four tires in all were damaged sometime between 7 am and 1 pm on September 3rd.
A New Rochelle man reported that on the night of 8/27 a tree branch fell on his car while it was parked at Depot Place where he was waiting to pick up his wife from the train. The branch caused $1,000.00 in damage to the car. He reported the incident on the following day when he realized the extent of the damage.
Unwanted Visitor: At 10 am on August 29, a Chase Road woman called police when a man, smelling of cigars and wheeling a briefcase refused to leave her property. She left her home through the back door, and by the time police arrived, the man was gone.
At 5:21 am on 8/28 police got a call about a man walking in the roadway who was possibly drunk. They picked up the resident who was walking in the rain and looking for a ride home to Weaver Street.
Animals: Police go a call from a jogger on the afternoon of August 31 after she saw a malnourished fox. She wanted the police to rescue it but they explained that they do not rescue wild animals. However police were able to help a Carthage Road man who had a sick raccoon under his car on September 1. When police arrived, the raccoon moved to a grassy area and the officer shot it, bagged it and took it away.
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